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in place in the federal and state government level that treats women as underperforming victims of the patriarch? gives them preference in hiring and federal contracting. >> guest: let's go case by case. i will take the university's first. their i think, you know, there is quietly affirmative action for man commander just don't talk about it or admit it. you have to go case by case. in the workplace, there are lots of ways, and really because i describe the phenomenon and describe that women are rising in the work force does not -- there is a parallel thing of how women get paid and negotiate and where they start on a ladder and how they're treated in the work force and whether or not we have maternity leave. those questions are totally not settled. women are rising and setting down roots and getting the structure and education that they need, but the work force does not necessarily welcome the man. there is a lot of, you know, equality in the workforce. >> host: let me give you a really simple. the small business administration gives loans to small businesses. under the obama a
paul the author of the tea party goes to washington. a new book comes out call the government believes. c-span2. . . as bobby kennedy's memoir was called back in 1959 and is hollywood version with kevin costner. what made you decide to focus on the aftermath? >> guest: there are two things i want to talk about what this book, two different tracks that end up dovetailing. first of almost of the books on the cuban missile crisis and on october 28 when khrushchev decided he was going to back down and he had agreed to withdraw the missiles from cuba. so the first question i had was not what? what happened? interestingly and this goes back to what usually happens, we x'ing out what happened in the weeks and months after that from cuban sources than we do from the american side because it simply hasn't been a lot of study on american side about what happened. i happen to be lucky enough to be working with the kennedy tapes during that period when kennedy was taping during nap period so i had this remarkable window. i wanted to sort of extend the story of the missile crisis to find out what h
't know, but he told the reporter, of course, government uses information as a weapon in times of crisis, which everyone knew as self-evident, but no one wanted anyone to say it. a pentagon spokesperson was on record sparking massive outcry from the press about news management that the kennedy administration manipulated the news. >> host: it's in press leaks and foreign affairs are important. we have to take a quick break, and we'll come back to this in a few moments. thank you. >> guest: thanks. >> host: david, we talked about kennedy's news management and relations with the press. one of the fascinating things about the book is it surprise z those looking back at this point, they think of lin -- lyndon johnson's paranoia, the press against him, and press secretaries who dealt with it, and then, of course, richard nixon, the plumbers, and the slippery slope to what it is. has jfk gotten a free ride because he is usually remembered as being buddy buddy with some reporters, and he actually had reported younger in his life, and had good relations with some of the press. >> guest: that's ri
the government uses information in times of crisis which everyone knew us self-evident but no one actually wanted to say it so the pentagon the management of the kennedy administration and this is an enduring subject of interest in the foreign affairs. we need to take a quick break and we will comeback. >> you are talking about kennedy's news management and the relations with the press. one of the fascinating things about your book is it can surprise those looking back in the period lyndon johnson's paranoiacs and pingree views of the press during the escalation of the vietnam and the press turned against him and his relations with press secretaries that have to deal with it and you think of richard nixon and plummer isn't going after leaks and that led him down the slippery slope to watergate. has jfk gotten a free ride because he is remembered as being sort of buddy buddy with reporters and he had actually reported and his younger life and had good relations. >> guest: there is a general perception that kennedy's press coverage was performing in the was at the beginning. but, as you point out,
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